Mobile phone shipments decrease for the first time in 15 months

15 Mar 2004

The Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) has revealed that the total number of mobile phone shipments in the country reached 2.98 million for January 2004, a decrease of 1.74 million units in the month. This is the first time in 15 months that the number of shipments has decreased, and the first time in 23 months that the figure has fallen below three million.